Trans Awareness Week Keynote Speech: Dr. Z Nicolazzo - Northern Illinois University

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November 13, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
School of Social Work Building - ECC Room

Join us in welcoming Z Nicolazzo (pronouns: ze/hir) to campus. Ze will join us for Transgender Awareness Week on Monday, November 13th. Ze is an assistant professor in the Adult and Higher Education program, and a faculty associate in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, both at Northern Illinois University. Hir research focuses on mapping gender across college contexts, with a particular emphasis on affirmative and resilience-based research alongside trans* students. Ze recently published a book titled Trans* in College: Transgender Students’ Strategies for Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion.

Free and open to the public.


Co-sponsored with Women's Studies, U-M Libraries, Counseling and Psychological Services, Center for the Education of Women, the Residential College, Center for the Study of Higher and Post-secondary Education, Michigan Community Scholars Program, Institute for Research on Gender and Women, Institute for the Humanities, School of Social Work TBLG Matters and Housing Diversity and Inclusion.